A statement of the Latino Health Coalition and the African American Health Coalition

A statement of the Latino Health Coalition and the African American Health Coalition

The African American Health Coalition and the Latino Health Coalition, which seek to improve health equity in the Rochester-Finger Lakes region, are concerned that a rising tide of COVID-19 cases may reverse the success our community had this summer in controlling the disease.

Updated county health profiles available in digital format

Updated county health profiles available in digital format

Common Ground Health is launching its popular County Health Profiles in a new digital format that will make updates easier and more frequent.

Food for Thought: Creating Rochester's first Food Policy Council

Food for Thought: Creating Rochester's first Food Policy Council

This summer, Common Ground Health, Foodlink, and the City of Rochester, received a two-year grant from the Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge

ROC COVID participation doubles

ROC COVID participation doubles

Participation in the region’s innovative COVID-19 symptom tracking tool doubled to more than 50,000 in September

COVID Community Challenge Gives RCSD Parent-Teacher Groups Chance to Win $15,000

COVID Community Challenge Gives RCSD Parent-Teacher Groups Chance to Win $15,000

Competition helps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community

No-cost COVID-19 Testing and Flu Shots Offered at Select Churches in October

No-cost COVID-19 Testing and Flu Shots Offered at Select Churches in October

Common Ground Health is part of an initiative to bring free COVID tests and flu vaccinations to four Rochester churches.

Community Partnership to Pilot COVID-19 Testing Site in Rochester

Community Partnership to Pilot COVID-19 Testing Site in Rochester

Common Ground Health, Jordan Health and the City of Rochester announce the opening of a pilot COVID-19 testing site in one of the city's northwest neighborhoods.

Practice maintains impressive blood pressure control

Practice maintains impressive blood pressure control

Bay Creek Medical Group has been able to maintain an blood pressure control rate that reduces chances of major health conditions including heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure.

Rochester Wins 2020 All-America City Award

Rochester Wins 2020 All-America City Award

Spear-headed by Common Ground Health and other community partners, Rochester has been named a 2020 All-American City.

$100K ‘Healthiest Cities’ grant aims to advance  health equity in Rochester

$100K ‘Healthiest Cities’ grant aims to advance health equity in Rochester

Common Ground Health’s Healthi Kids Initiative is working with Foodlink and the City of Rochester to implement the City's new Comprehensive Plan, Rochester 2034, which has an emphasis on equity and healthy living.

Rochester delegation to compete for National Civic League's All-America City Award

Rochester delegation to compete for National Civic League's All-America City Award

Rochester residents’ work improving public health, school climate and neighborhood revitalization recognized as collaborative, inclusive and innovative.

Regional Task Force Forms to Support K-12 Reopening

Regional Task Force Forms to Support K-12 Reopening

Along with parent representatives, the Finger Lakes Reopening Schools Safely Task Force brings together 40-plus leaders from public health, health care, education, government and nonprofits. The cross-sector planning group will provide a forum for candid discussion among stakeholder groups and ensure that local decisions are guided by the latest scientific findings about COVID-19.